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erotic services categories in sites outside of the united states, including canada. ms. mcdougal might be able to speak more effectively to that. there are a number of issues country by country, as well as legal issues for that. i can tell you that something along the order of 97% of our viewers in use is within the united states and canada. >> can a united states person access a foreign craigslist site? >> anyone anywhere can access the craigslist site anywhere. >> so what is the significance of taking down the site in the united states? >> the site in the u.s. was set up as part of an arrangement with a series of attorneys general last year. i think the intent was to do a number of things, capture credit-card intermission, captor phone information. we decided on september 3 to remove that category, and again have no intention of restoring it. >> if i am in washington d.c., accessing the canadian side, can i advertise services that would be available in washington, d.c on the canadian side? >> yes, you could, but there were be simply no value whatsoever, because the individuals who vi
the company's imports from canada. the pipeline is a primary supplier of crude oil from western united states into the canada. they expect "significant impact" on oil producers and refiners. it rose 3% to $76.45 a barrel in new york trading. >> tom: politics can make investors nervous, but not tonight's "market monitor." robert drach is the publisher of the "drach weekly research report." and he's is back with here on "nightly business report." >> good to see you, tom. >> tom: ahead of the november elections, you say you're absolutely bullish about stocks. why is that? >> if there was any time you didn't have to worry about the market than elections, this is it. historically, if the legislative and executive branches offset, which looks like is going to happen. >> tom: different parties. >> yeah. they offset, it is invariably strong for stocks. one group with a lot of the political cronyism, and special if you have another things. >> tom: like what? >> the most accommodated fed in history, and the cash reserves are the largest in history. >> tom: in terms of the corporate cash -- >> right. yo
.s. and is about to leave eastern canada. we tally the storm aftermath. >>> and the redskins make the final cuts to the roster. who is in and who is out as we head toward the season opener against the dallas cowboys. >>> good morning and welcome to fox 5 morning news sunday. i'm melanie alnwick. sarah simmons is off today. we have several developments in the recovery from the gulf spill. >>> but a house fire in the district. this started around 4:00 in the 4900 block of minnesota avenue northeast. the flames quickly spread. at one point the home was fully engulfed and the home is a total loss. the owners were not home at the time and the heat was so intense that an adjacent home suffered damage. we have no word on the cause. >>> well now to the latest on earl. the storm is weakening as it heads away from canada's eastern coast and the storm is being blamed for one death in nova scotia. a man drowned trying to tie up his boat. a lot are without power. in new england, earl spared cape cod before heading to canada. by 60 mile-per-hour winds pounded this home. parts of it actually slid into the sea
to canada as this category 3 storm draws closer. but forecasters now say the storms should weak ton a category 2 by the time it scrapes up against north carolina's outer banks later tonight and possibly down to a category 1 when it goes by or into massachusetts. nasa now has provided a new image of earl. the space agency reports it took this shot, just after midnight eastern time today and even though earl has lost some of the power since then, you can still get a sense of how enormous this storm is. hours ago, north carolina's governor warned folks in the storm's path it's time to evacuate because in her words, better safe than sorry. >> let me make this very clear to the people of north carolina. once the storm comes in, and it becomes serious, once it is at its worst point, we are not going to put any emergency worker in harm's way. and so if you think there is going to be a problem, evacuate now, but there will be nobody to answer that phone or to come up physically to your house from your local area until the brunt of the storm passes. >> shepard: and a lot of north carolinaens
the canada as we go through the weekend, nice cool canadian air will be rushing in. relief! your weekend forecast is coming up. >>> good morning, if you're just waking up on "early today," in sport, a busy night on the gridiron as college football season opened one a full slate of games. here's fred roggin with a early look at your sports headline. >>> good morning, kicking off the football season with 25 teams in action. jacoby harris making an early bid for the heisman trophy. 13 is a lucky number for miami. they won big, 45-0. one heisman hopeful. terrell pryor led number two, ohio state in a win over marshall. he capped off the first half of a 65-yard strike. buckeyes roll, 45-7. game of the night in salt lake, 15th ranked pittsburgh down 11 in the fourth quarter when they mounted a comeback. john bald winn, a 44-yard touchdown reception. utah up by three. dan hutchins with the tie and he missed. wait a minute, utah called time-out right before he kicked it. hutchins with another shot to tie the game. he nails it. pittsburgh rallies to force overtime. however, in the extra period, ut
is writing pretty far north. it will go through upstate new york and southeast canada and northern maine. these areas will stay north of the pennsylvania line today. we do not expect much effect from this particular whether feature. let's look at what happened yesterday. it was nice outside with low humidity. 78 at the airport and 80 at the inner harbor. morning lows yesterday or in the 52 to 60 range. their readings are that low because the moisture content of the air has dropped off. annapolis, 66. salisbury, 53. the same at the boardwalk and ocean city, very pleasant. 57, westminster. 46 at frostburg. the mounds are really nice and chilly. here you see this cool air reaching from new england and into the upper great lakes. you do see some warmer air near chicago and back into iowa and missouri. this will start to sneak into our area. it will start tomorrow -- even today. today will be warmer than yesterday. the actual storm is back in the plains states. coming out montana and into the dakotas. basically it is a big area of high pressure sitting over us and that means some great weathe
canada in gordon county georgia. a man lost control of his car, crashed and burst into flames. the deputies and a passer by tried to knock down the flames. and finally broke a door window to pull the driver to safety. >>> and just announced, a book sale unlike any other. you could call it the ultimate best seller. auction use sotheby's says this book "birds of america" is the most expensive in the world. expected to go for about $9 million. wow. the auction on november 7 will also offer what sotheby's labels the most important book in american literature,irst pholio of 1623 contains all the plays of william shakespeare. that anticipated price? abou$2 kemillion. take a look at this video. is it a young girl running after a ball that goes into the street. it's part of a traffic safety campaign in canada designed to make drivers slow down.
it was $8.5 million went into rehabbing and spiffing up this border patrol station on the border of canada there. well now, apparently, a senator, democrat in montana says you know what? let's just close this thing down now because the canadians don't really have any interest in helping us out with this whole border patrol station. let's close it down. we spent that money. no big deal. >> the problem -- ok, so here's the problem, we were -- all those stimulus dollars, 23 million going to improve at some of these border patrol crossings. border stations, ports as they call them. to spend $8 million on the way we highlighted on the map, white tail is in a rural area. it's predominantly used by farmers but it's crazy that they would start spending $8 million on it. nobody ever picked up the phone and said hey, canada, we're going to spend $8 million on our side. what are you going to do? had they picked up the phone, they would have found out canada would have said you are? we're closing our side which effectively, we close our side as well. >> this is another example of the president being
recovery. what other areas to the canada is think we need to challenge the media consensus in order to run the argument for the margin the biggest political problem is looking into an aisle at the financial system relation. we have to set forward a credible alternative. we need to pay back the deficit. more should come from taxes, because times like this, if you have cuts that we're looking at,, and a difficult argument that this should not give the nhs increases right now. i would give inflationary increases. >> it is right to say that we should challenge the media consensus. i would challenge on this. this leadership election is a race between the two miliband brothers. we want to say to you is that there is -- it will not be the media decides the election, but the labour party. >> the most dangerous media consensus, the national minimum wage, saving on our national health service, improving schools faster than anywhere, the greatest danger for the labour party in the future britain is that we have stagnant wages when we're more confident than we were in 1997 and we have to depend that w
. because fall and cool air is up in canada. it's bumping up against that really moist, hot air over the middle of the country. that's why we're going to get wet weather especially on this front as it sags through iowa and northern missouri, wisconsin, eventually even into chicago. we'll have to watch out for a chance of strong storms. eastern seaboard, high pressure in control. this is a cooler air. it's once the high moves away, that return flow, that really warms things up. trouble spot today maybe going in and out of the minneapolis airport early this morning. but those storms are already starting to head out. eventually they'll work their way through wisconsin, much of iowa. they shouldn't arrive into chicago until later this afternoon or this evening. so the forecast for your tuesday, nice conditions. new england, cool start. beautiful afternoon. same with d.c. but hot weather from atlanta down through montgomery, shreveport, memphis. these areas had a very hot summer, lynn, and it's going to continue today. i mean, usually, an example, in louisville, three weeks ago we should
shows one go monitorial canada is pulling ahead. martin o'malley has an 11 point advantage right now. the poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 3%. the top issue is the economy. urlich has the support of gop voters but not trying to cross back in 2002. -- but not drawing the cross party appeal that helped him win back in 2002. join us for a closer look at their race tonight at 7:00 and abc 7. >>> house democrats face accusations of abuse of power and the senate moves ahead to a senate bill. >> the gop report comes out+ today. there are really going for the jugular, wrong direction, the wrong bill, they're wrong time. >> basically saying the democrats have done they have not got things done, and there in the rules they imposed, and do not give the minority a consideration. talk about today, thank goodness the government will keep running. >> not surprisingly congress will have a catch-calall spendig bill. it assignq" congress's giving up, they want to get out of town, go home and campaign and get ready for the midterm elections and deal with this later after the elections. -- it
for a good chunk of the country. as far as earl goes, earl is heading into canada as you push through this morning and into the afternoon. it's cool by the great lakes. but it's really generally quiet weather, which is a great thing for a huge portion of the country. take a look right there. as far as earl goes, earl has never made landfall, not once. it's been earl for about ten days and not a single landfall. not in the caribbean, not in our area. around nova scotia, wet weather for new england, wet weather, some spotty showers around the florida keys. wet weather brownsville, texas, i see some wet weather. overall, that's a good looking shot for the u.s. of a. enjoy the holiday weekend. here is a closer look at the weather for your weekend. >> all right, everybody. wherever you are, make it a great day today. no matter what the weather is doing. speaking of the weather, as far as the northeast goes yesterday, the eastern seaboard, we talked yesterday in the evening. if the worst part of your friday was the fact that a hurricane stayed 100 miles off your shores, that's a pretty good
. >> indeed. this is a priest at a temple in canada. his beard is 7'9" long. a bit of a guiness world record classic. that gets him into this year's book. >> how about the longest career as an ice cream man. >> you wouldn't know it, would you. this is charlie. he's been an ice cream man for 30 years. he's been driving his truck around new jersey, which is where he hails from. putting smiles on children's faces for all that time. a fair play to him. >> hats off to him, for sure. >> here is one that doesn't make a lot of sense to me. the most kicks to the head. come on. what is that? >> there's a little bit of everything. this is nick. he came up to us at an event last year. he wanted to get into the guiness world record books. i said kick yourself in the head. he did it 77 times tieing the guiness world record. a fair play to him. >> he's got to have strong abs, wow. >> what about the next guy. the longest nose in the world. how long it is? >> this man is from turkey. from the bridge to the tip is 3.46 inches long. yet, again, another of the human body records that are in this year's book. we
up toward eastern canada. but it's going topaz just east of-- to pass just east of cape cod. could save perhaps some tropical storm force winds. west of us, clearing out nicely. and a super weekend headed our way. closeup view. you see the clouds continuing to break up. so winds now beginning to shift more to the west. cumberland, a nice breeze at 15. ocean city at 10-mile-an-hour wind as we speak. all right. here's the front we told you about. it's moving in our direction. behind it, beautiful, dryer, cooler. beautiful weekend. shaping up for the entire east coast. once we get rid of earl, of course, that will linger in new england for a little longer. but for us, once the front comes through, very pleasant, cooler conditions. super weather for all of the labor day weekend. for the entire region. and that is very pleasant news. winds tomorrow, west. 15 to 20 with a gust of 25. and small craft advisory out there tomorrow. clearing out later on. 65 with a nice breeze tomorrow. sunshine, beautiful afternoon. less humid. high of 80 degrees. maybe 82 in the city. so have a nice week, e
out of canada moved into that region producing temperatures to produce a dusting of snow in that area. temperatures will climb up to the 60s this weekend. >>> how good does it feel to find a great bargain? according to a new study, it's just like sex apparently. english researchers found that shoppers experienced the same rush of endorphins when they hit a hot sale as they do when they're sexually turned on. 50 volunteers looked at pornographic pictures while scientists monitored their eye movements and brain activity. then clippings of shopping ads about we should note, the institute of promotional marketing conducted the study. >>> coming up, bermuda's bracing for a hurricane as igor swirls right toward that island. we've got a live report from bermuda next. >>> plus august was the worst month in foreclosures ever on record. words alone aren't enough. our job is to listen and find ways to help workers who lost their jobs to the spill. i'm iris cross. we'll keep restoring the jobs, tourist beaches, and businesses impacted by the spill. we've paid over $400 million in claims and set u
, canada, are being pounded by winds. the fda is holding a meeting right now on whether to allow the sale of genetically-engineered salmon. the door could be opened for a variety of other genetically-engineered food. >>> evacuation orders for 1400 homes as a fast-moving wildfire burns just outside of salt lake city. that blaze was sparked yesterday at a firing range. 50 mile-an-hour winds quickly pushed the flames towards homes. residents are being asked not to use cell phones in order to keep lines opened for emergency communication. >>> and the bp oil well is now permanently dead. that final cement plug was sealed this weekend in the gulf. >> you know, hey, one of the great culture discussions over the next 20 years is going to be this idea of genetically engineering lots of things. it starts with food. it's going to be an interesting slippery slope argument that people are going to be talking about for years to come. >>> all right. call it the ultimate defriending. allegations that facebook founder stole the idea for the website is getting new attention today as hollywood takes on the
is coming down from canada sparking thunderstorms through the great lakes and some of the areas like iowa and northern portions of illinois. down along the texas coast we are getting some wet weather in the pacific northwest as well with the low pressure system and a new storm system lingering there on the pacific northwest coast. another story, it has been hot in dallas this week. and the heat will continue this weekend. this is the last official summer weekend. it will certainly feel like it in florida and through the southeast. let's take a look at the forecast for your saturday. nice and cool in boston with highs in the 60s. a beautiful day from pittsburgh, baltimore, philly and washington, d.c. not bad in new york. partly cloudy and 74. as far as the rest of the country goes, chicago, you'll be damp during the day today and wet weather in san antonio. phoenix, 108 degrees. it has been 106 all week long. into sunday it will be hot in the desert southwest. you notice we are warming um up from d.c. to new york with temperatures in the low 80s. overall, no severe weather is expected this
. embrj energy shut down its line which can carry more than a third of crude oil imports from canada to the mid west. the concern is supply to the mid west and that's sending oil prices rising the most in six weeks' drivers here in the region could see higher gas prices in the fall. meanwhile, president barack obama making it official and naming university of chicago business school professor and campaign adviser austin gowldsby to lead his council of economic advisers. as a member of the economic team, goldsby will work on ways to add more jobs to an economy with unemployment rate of 9.6% burger king about to get eaten by 3g capital. a lot of people on wall street are asking what do they plan on doing? bloomberg business week has learned that 3g partners are betting they will be able to trim costs about 10% and expansion to make the deal work. >>> and lastly, question for you. is facebook more popular than google? soarnted press reports that in the u.s. people are spending more time socializing on facebook than searching with google. that according to come score. and inching ahead,
. i'm a sorry guy. researchers in canada put men and women up against each other and determined women apologize more than men do. they studie 186 people, half of them were men, half women. some of the participants kept journals documenting every time they apologized. just like a woman. keep a journal every time you apologize. women overwhelmingly said sorry more often. but here's the key. not because women are nor likely to to do something wrong, they're just more inclined to think they did. men have month problem apologizg when they are wrong. >> therein lies the problem. men never think their wrong when 99% of the time they are, right? >> huh? >> although my husband would say that i never apologize. just to put it out there. it probably would suit us well if bothmen and women apologized more. >> i'm sorry. >> thank you. >> no problem. >> if a man speaks in the forest and there's no wman there to hear him, is he still wrong? >> yes. >> see. see. and we're sorry for that. good mornin ase take a look at temperatures, we're not sorry for the fresh and cool start. it's off to a very cool
of weather. igor hit parts of newfoundland, canada yesterday and scooting off to the northern atlantic. and this is from a tropical storm in the pacific. some of that will get into the desert southwest for flooding there. rain across south texas and severe weather threat across the northern tier as this front tries to cool things off. but ahead of it, it's going to be toasty. 85 in new york, 91 in d.c., there were a slew of highs yesterday, and even though tonight fall arrives, the heat will continue. >>> well, listen to this, a group of students from virginia tech, they won a competition in europe. it's called a solar decathlon. they were able to prove that they could build a solar-powered house and it be sort of comfortab comfortable. check it out in this week's "edge of discovery." >> reporter: welcome to the home of the future. when you wake up, the cold concrete floor warms up. your favorite music starts playing, and coffee begins to brew. and as you drive away, the house locks itself. >> the house is the solar house that gets all the energy from the sun. >> reporter: a group of v
. that's not the case when you go up through the eastern seaboard. flood watches through canada and mid-atlantic and boston area won't be too bad with this one. how much rainfall we are expecting with this storm and adding it up as it goes in time here and the possibility of a six to seven inch localized rain event in areas of new jersey and new york city and that would be a big deal as far as the timing goes. starts tonight in d.c., some light rain and the real significant rains early tomorrow morning. the morning commute around d.c., philly and also baltimore will be bad. new york the heavy rain will just be moving in. tomorrow afternoon and evening the heaviest delays and d.c., philly to new york and getting into heaartford and wraps up thursday night into friday morning. it's a weird event. almost like a nor'easter type storm. just a very heavy rain event. a storm we would see in the spring -- >> it's a weird fall. let's just say that. >> i like a quiet fall, but the leaves first. >> doesn't this make that? >> we'll appreciate it later. >> thank you. >>> there are some frightening m
on the border in pakistan. janet napolitano joins us from montreal, canada, where she's attending a u.n. meeting on aviation security. we'll get to that issue in a minute. first virks to ask you, a little news of the day. what can you tell us about these threats overseas in particular, any threats to the u.s. homeland, recognizing you are a little limited in what you can tell us. should people be fearful this morning? >> you know, i can't comment to specific threats. but what i can say is that we're constantly working both at the homeland but with our allies abroad to make sure that the terrorists are not successful in carrying out any of their threats. >> has there been an increase -- >> it's an ongoing effort. >> of course. has there been increased reporting? obviously, we're seeing that in europe. they're on high alert there. is there any companion threat here? >> i prefer not to comment. we're taking and always take every measure that we can conceive tof protect the american people. >> so the increased chatter that french intelligence sources are basing some of their reasoning for raising th
to the folks at guiness was 1,200 at the university of alberta canada. hard to tell who is winning and losing. >> looks like they were drinking guiness. >> somebody won. look. they are holding up a trophy. so, this is fall? >> it is. in some places the temperatures are going to drop like a hammer. other places, we have to wait. some places doesn't feel like fall. as we get into sunday and monday. today, it's definitely going to feel like summer. let's get to the forecast. as we walk over, one thing i want you to notice is this area of low pressure here, north of the great lakes and moving to the east. the reason i want to talk about this is because of what this storm did to parts of wisconsin. let's go to the video. they had heavy rainfall. when it falls at a rapid rate, you get flooding. the caters are going to recede. we see another storm system developing farther to the southwest across portions of the corn belt. that could bring more rain to parts of wisconsin. be advised there. now, as we make our way back to the southeast, here is the frontal boundary i was talking about. you get the mu
favorite wines and 35% less for gasoline that i do in quebec, canada, i'm stunned by some who want to move to another country. if you do want to move, don't come to canada. my salary of $70,000 a year turns into just over $34,000 after income tax and that still doesn't take into account $4 a gallon gas and a general federal provincial sales tax of 13%. bimal writes, jack, the problem is that taxes are not 39.6%. they are now going up to over 60%. you are forgetting social security, medicare, medicare on capital gains, state taxes, property taxes. i'm of the opinion that after 60% a person making $250,000 a year should consider leaving america. why not look at life and growing economies like india, china, or other places? frank writes, know any countries without fox? if you want to read more on this go to my blog cnn.com/caffertyfile and you'll find a lot of e-mails and things there. do you know any countries without fox? >> i don't know. i'm sure there are some, jack. i'll see you tomorrow. i appreciate it. bye-bye. it's not an issue that usually comes up in campaigns, but one race is now
look at some of the other countries and the policies that they have, excuse me. you can look at canada, united kingdom, australia, for example. they set up a scoring point system that reward people for being able to contribute to the host country. now, i have long said that the immigration policy in the united states of america should be designed to enhance the economic, social and cultural well-being of the united states. that should be actually the policy of any sovereign nation in the world, should establish an immigration policy for the purposes of enhancing the economic, social and cultural well-being that have particular sovereign state. in this case, it's the united states of america. we should also understand that one of the essential pillars of american exceptionalism is the rule of law. if we have contempt for the rule of law, if we have some of the highest profile people in america openly speak about hiring illegals to take care of their home and at the same time advocate for the dream act which is amnesty for a specific class of people, we regard -- reward for illegal behav
-biggest buyer of things that produced on american farms. the biggest buyer, he for your information, is canada. number two, mergers and acquisitions, we've been talking about this. you may have heard about it. we don't talk about it all the that much on cnn. but companies are buying more goods, they're buying more other companies in fact. so that's an important development. that's always a sign that some people think that companies are trading for less money than they're worth. that's always a good sign. i also want to show you about manufacturing. we keep on talking about the fact that manufacturing is down in america. but the fact is, in the last month, manufacturing was actually up. manufacturing jobs were not up. we keep losing manufacturing jobs. but we actually hired more manufacturing temporary workers in august. so something is going on in the manufacturing industry. i can't quite put my finger on it. but something's happening there. i want to tell you about automobiles. we have had a rough month in automobiles in the last month or so. but the fact is detroit, which was supposed to hav
'll be surprised at how well the economy responds. now, canada did this in the 1990's. they are talking about it today in germany. there are examples we can look to to say, yes, we can give confidence to people, once we give them assurances that we will behave responsibly as leadership. so that is the way to do it in my opinion. failure to do it means we model along and we will have much slower growth. >> ok. our next question will address the sustainability of the american economy. the housing bubble is not the first and only bubble our economy has seen. government into many instances has been using a device by corporations to pass favorable laws that benefits each industry respectively. can the united states economy and tax base sustain the negligent behavior of some lawmakers who did not fully understand the economic consequences of the laws they pass and may be unaware of the law's effects on local communities resulting in economic disaster? >> the answer is, yes it can. it has in the past, and it will atgain. i have long said, and i am not in politics in that sense at all, but here is my
, including great britain, australia, canada, the netherlands, and israel, allow open service by lesbian and gay troops. we have no greater allies than great britain, australia, canada, and israel, and none of these countries, not one, reports morale or recruitment problems. at least nine of these countries have deployed their forces alongside american troops in operation iraqi freedom, and at least 12 of these nions are allowing open service and are currently fighting alongside u.s. troops in afghanistan. there's a cost involved in our current policy. according to a 2005 g.a.o. report, american taxpayers spend more than $30illion each year to train replacement for gay troops discharged under the don't ask, don't policy. the total costs reported since the statute was implemented, according to g.a.o., has been nearly $200 million and that doesn't count the administrative and legal costs associated with investigations and hearings. the military schooling of gay troops, such as pilot training and linguist training. we are losing highly-skilled troops to this policy. according to the g.a.o.,
players in the u.s. and canada doubled from 15 million to 30 million with the average player being in two to three different leagues. and in 2008, revenue from fantasy football spending topped $800 million, according to the fantasy sports trade association. many businesses see the spike in business. >> we are busy, busy, busy. monday night football, we're busy. thursday night football, we're busy. saturdays and sundays, we're busy from the time we open the doors until the time we close. >> fantasy football has gone from totally geek to totally chic. >> and it's not just for the guys anymore. women are forming leagues of their own. >> in the last couple years, i just got the number recently, it's 14% of the market is women. so it has just grown exponentially. >> for these men and women, fantasy football adds extra competition to the game on and off the field. >> if fantasy football won't get you into football, you'll never like football. >> or you could just turn on the tv and watch the game. there's an idea as well. no offense to fantasy football folks. people are really, really into it.
very quickly. >> reporter: she went to see doctors in their native canada, she news was shocking. janis had untreatable bone cancer in her pelvis, a tumor the size of a woman's hand. doctors said the only way to get the tumor was to cut off the lower part of her body and put her back together again. the risk was enormous. janis would lose one of her legs and no guarantee her remaining leg would be okay. >> their goal was for me to survive, to see my babies grow. >> reporter: surgery could not be done while janis was pregnant and she had her baby delivered early by c-section. her son, leland, was born healthy but janis had a tough road ahead. her family traveled to the mayo clinic in minnesota. and they practiced on cadavers. >> she was the first person we tried it on. >> reporter: doctors called the pelvic construction pogo stick rebuild performed in two separate operations. during the first procedure, the surgical team removed janis' left leg, half of her pelvis where the tumor was located, her tailbone an left spine. in the second operation, they took the top portion of the leg remove
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canada is trying to do. if you raise the bar on expectations, the school system will organize itself to jump over that higher bar. several years ago, this is what happened with "race to the top," they asked all the states to put high standards in place across the board. several years ago, michigan did that because that was what we were focused on, doubling the number of college graduates in michigan. we raised the bar at every single grade level. 2007 was the year the high school starts took effect. since 2005, when we started raising the bar k through 12 -- k through 8, we have seen math and reading scores increase every single grade. dropout rate has gone from 15% to 11%, just in two years we have every high schooler taking a college prep curriculum no matter where they live, in detroit, west bloomfield, all taking the same college prep curriculum. as a result of that, we have seen test scores increase, act scores up, 70% taking advanced placement classes. college enrollment is up. community college enrollment has increased by 35%. >> the way you grade this is, i'm hearing a lot of
a serious front coming down from canada. severe storms possible across the plains and then temperatures behind that will be a good 15, 20, 25 degrees cooler than they are now. that's your check on weather. "american morning" is coming right back. i want to give my 5 employees health insurance, but i just can't afford it. i have diabetes. i didn't miss a premium payment for 10 years. and i'm worried if i lose my job, i won't be able to afford insurance. when i graduated from college, i lost my health insurance. the minute i got sick, i lost my insurance. not anymore. not anymore. not anymore. america's healthcare reforms change lives for the better. to find out how it can help you, visit us at americasfairhealthcare.org it's not just fair, it's the law. >>> welcome back to the most news in the morning. vice president joe biden is headed to his home state of delaware today trying to defend his home turf. he'll campaign with democrat chris coons who is taking on tea party superstar christine o'donnell. up for grabs is the vice president's old senate seat. o'donnell tells cnn her campaign r
this on purpose so people do not know products' buying meat coming in from australia, mexico, and canada. i live on a very limited income, so i tend to buy the cheaper products. i was applying -- buying 1-pound chubbs of meat. there were some pretty gross things in there. i ask the person who worked there, and she told me, do not tell anyone i told you this because i could lose my job, but do not buy that product, it is garbage. guest: country of origin labels -- there are requirements. in a package of meat that i bought over the weekend, there were four countries listed. host: really, and they mix it all together? ground beef does not necessarily come from one count? really? -- from one cow? guest: part of the story of globalization is the globalization of our food supply. i think there is still a question, the side of clear the bridge is -- which could be a legitimate issue. there is also a question about whether or not the last place where the food passes through is labeled. sometimes where it is grown, raised is put on the label, but not where it is packaged. you do not know the trail of pla
companies using these, especially in canada. i was wondering, on the state legislative side, is there anything we can do as an industry to help them work in the state-to-state level with one voice versus going individually state to state to try to get regulations that are written? all the states and to be moving toward this, but that a written more in compliance with what the national regulations that are being proposed and actually being brought out? is there any way that we can help to work with the states on that? thank you. >> well, i am not as familiar with the exact regulations you're talking about so far as the technology and the school buses. but so far as, you know, working with state legislators, again, i give you the invitation to contact me and talk directly with me. ncsl, on a whole, does not develop model legislation for states to adopt because, you know, the one size does not fit all, and we want to make sure states have flexibility in the way they approach legislation in their state. but i would at least welcome a conversation with you if there's an opportuni
down. martha: boy, that is the spirit, right? you may recognize jeffrey canada for the waiting for superman documentary we have been highlighti ining here and it pu spotlight in the u.s. school system well, have to pull together and do something about, two high profile politician are tackling the issue head on and we have showed you a lot of scenes from governor christie of new jersey and what he has been doing out there and new york city mayor michael bloomberg is fighting to end automatic tenure, automatic job security for teachers who have been there for three years which is something that typically kicks in at three years and the teachers union, as you may expect, not too happy about that situation. and our guest today, the deputy mayor of community development in new york city and a great guest to have, thanks for coming in today. >> thank you for having me. martha: are we about to see a major shakeup in the public school system. >> it is starting, what you heard jeff and others talk about, especially the mayor is looking at how we reform the system, to make sure that it i
disagree. we'll find out places like jeffrey canada and randy wine garden agree. the teachers unions are beginning to understand this isn't just about job protection. it's about children as well and that the world is changing underneath their feet. willie, wasn't this one of the saddest parts of the movie when you saw that washington, they showed the adults in the audience with their arms crossed basically saying we don't give a dam about children, we don't give a damn about anything but job protection. >> the moment was so telling when michelle rhee said it took me a year into this job, but now i get why this system chews people up and spits them out and i understand why nothing ever gets done. she's not bowing out. >> everybody should go and bring their kids as well. again, sunday night at 8:00, "education nation," we'll take the conversation to the next level. >> i knew how this movie was going to end even before he was done editing it because we had been up there and we know the tragedy, the human tragedy that goes on in america's poorest neighborhoods. i still had to wipe my eye
talking about things, but not doing anything. hi, mr. canada... how are you? i'm doing great, how 'bout you? right here on 119th street. if we could fix this block, then we could x the next block, then we could fix the next block... we promised parents, if your child stays with us, i guarantee you that child is going to graduate from college. failure is simply not an option. the sixty...the seventy... the eighty... the ninety-seven blocks whh ends up being 10,000 children. we start with children from birth, and stay with those children until they graduate. if you really want to have an impact that is large, you will get there going one step at a time. there is no acthat is too small to make a difference. no matter what you want to do, members project from american express can help you take the first step. vote, volunteer or donate at membersproject.com. words alone aren't enough. my job is to listen the needs and frustrations of the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel or restaurant workers who lost their jobs to the spill. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in
on the internet and going to some drugsave.com out of canada and they think it's safe and it's the same i could get at my local drug store and they order it, and it's coming through illicit bad operators, who are preying on america's sick and elderly. . every time f.d.a. goes out there and checks we're finding that on average 80% of those drugs, 80% of those drugs are either adult rated, knocked off or or they're counterfeit. now let's do the math. 13 international mail facilities, times 35,000 average pressure day, that gives you 455,000 of these pharmaceutical packages per day. times 365, now we're in excess of 160 million pharmaceutical packages. we're talking boxes of drugs. not just little ones, we're talking boxes of drugs. and if 80% of that number are counterfeit, knocked off drugs, we're in excess of 132 million. now, of a smaller percentage that the fda -- f.d.a. finds and discover, we have a return to sender policy. that's why i wanted to address this. you can believe that? f.d.a. has a return to sender policy. so here we are, i compliment you, we're going to say, ok, if there's drug
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